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20th Century Plaster Hand Sculpture
Located in Houston, TX
Monumental 20th century academic study plaster hand sculpture. A stunning coffee table accessory!.
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20th Century Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

  • 20th Century Plaster Hand Sculpture
  • 20th Century Plaster Hand Sculpture
  • 20th Century Plaster Hand Sculpture
  • 20th Century Plaster Hand Sculpture
H 7 in. W 21 in. D 14 in.
Large 1970s Plaster Artist Hand Study Table Sculpture, Style of John Dickinson
Located in St. Louis, MO
Larger than life 1970s cast plaster hand sculpture, possible artist or hand study, in the style of John Dickinson. Plaster has slight tan wash over the white plaster. No breaks or d...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Artist Hand Made Female Plaster Sculpture
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-534 folk art hand made female plaster sculpture signed on back E. Mare 10/65.
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Vintage 1960s Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Mid-Century Artist Plaster Sculpture Hand Patinated Bronze
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Hand-formed sculpture made of plaster of paris with patinated bronze on a wooden base. The plaster figure is from the German artist TADÄUS from the series formless body shapes from 2...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Plaster

Majordome Colonial Sculpture in Plaster
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture Majordome colonial in hand carved plaster. Original piece, on plaster base.   
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21st Century and Contemporary French Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

  • Majordome Colonial Sculpture in Plaster
  • Majordome Colonial Sculpture in Plaster
  • Majordome Colonial Sculpture in Plaster
  • Majordome Colonial Sculpture in Plaster
H 23.63 in. W 9.45 in. D 8.27 in.
White Mid-Century Modern Plaster Sculpture, 1950s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Impressive abstract figurative plaster sculpture, 1950s. The sculpture comes from Belgium soil but is most likely from French origin. Unique and huge piece made out of plaster (metal...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

  • White Mid-Century Modern Plaster Sculpture, 1950s
  • White Mid-Century Modern Plaster Sculpture, 1950s
  • White Mid-Century Modern Plaster Sculpture, 1950s
  • White Mid-Century Modern Plaster Sculpture, 1950s
H 48.82 in. W 40.56 in. D 18.51 in.
Rough Texture Brutalist Plaster Floor Sculpture
Located in Ferndale, MI
Brutalist plaster sculpture in rough texture finish.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Plaster

Italian Hand Painted Plaster Mannequin Head, 1920s
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Italian unique hand painted plaster mannequin head 1920s.   
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Vintage 1920s Italian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Pair of Plaster Chest Plate Wall Sculptures
Located in San Diego, CA
This beautiful pair of plaster chest plate wall sculptures, circa 1990s. The pair have a Roman terra cota look and measure 18.5" W x 5" D x 23.5" H (male) and 14" Wx 4.5" D x 20.5" H...
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Late 20th Century North American Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

  • Pair of Plaster Chest Plate Wall Sculptures
  • Pair of Plaster Chest Plate Wall Sculptures
  • Pair of Plaster Chest Plate Wall Sculptures
  • Pair of Plaster Chest Plate Wall Sculptures
H 23.5 in. W 18.5 in. D 5 in.
Large Modernist Standing Man Plaster Sculpture, France 1980s
By Jeannine Nathan
Located in Bochum, NRW
Large plaster figure by Jeannine Nathan figuring a standing man on squared terrace, France, circa 1980. Shipping fees are including professional packing in wooden box for a safe tra...
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Vintage 1980s French Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

White Plaster Sculpture Figure, 21st Century by Mattia Biagi
By Mattia Biagi
Located in Culver City, CA
This is a new work by Mattia Biagi Sculptural plaster figure, plaster+ paper, and image collage on wood.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

In My Hands Sculpture
By Leonardo Bossio
Located in Milan, IT
A masterpiece of modern art, this stunning handcrafted sculpture of a head exudes dynamic visual energy and modern aesthetic sensibility. Crafted of white plaster, the piece features...
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2010s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

In My Hands Sculpture
H 7.88 in. W 8.67 in. D 8.67 in.
“Revolve” No.S2 'made to order' – Contemporary Plaster Sculpture from Denmark
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S2. This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP. The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one of a kind. The p...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

Sculpture Bear in Plaster Limited Edition 60/100 by J.B Vandame, 2015
By J.B. Vandame
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture bear in plaster. Limited and numerated edition 60/100. Made in France By J.B Vandame in 2015.  
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21st Century and Contemporary French Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

Sculpture Orangoutan in Plaster Limited Edition 65/100 by J.B Vandamme, 2015
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture double Orangoutan in plaster. Limited and numerated edition 65/100. Made in France by Jean Baptiste Vandame in 2015.   
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21st Century and Contemporary French Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

Sculpture Panther in Plaster Limited Edition 45/100 by J.B Vandame, 2015
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture panther in plaster. Limited and numerated edition 45/100. Made in France By J.B Vandame in 2015.  
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21st Century and Contemporary French Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

Sculpture Rhinoceros in Plaster Limited Edition 45/100 by J.B Vandame, 2015
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture Rhinoceros in plaster. Limited and Numerated Edition 25/60. Made in France by J.B Vandame in 2015.  
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21st Century and Contemporary French Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

Missing Eye of David Black & White Sculpture Plaster on Wood Mid-Century Modern
Located in Miami, FL
Missing eye of David black & white sculpture plaster on wood Mid-Century Modern.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Antique Vintage Anatomical Hand Painted Plaster Papier-mâché Model of the Eye
Located in Sale, GB
- An incredible hand painted plaster and papier-mâché model of the eye, early 20th century possibly of Dutch origin. - Fully dissectible with hand painted numbers across its constru...
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Early 20th Century Dutch Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Paper

early 20th C. Belgium Cast Plaster Woman's Hand, Musées Royaux du Cinquantenaire
Located in Haarlem, NL
Very elegant Musées Royaux du Cinquantenaire Bruxelles atelier de moulage plaster cast of a woman's left hand, early 20th century. Decorative piece ready for 'hanging out' or just '...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Merna, Contemporary Wall Sculpture in Italian Plaster
By Dean & Dahl
Located in Putnam Valley, NY
Dean & Dahl POP is a collection of signed and numbered, original art pieces by Artist and Co-Founder of Dean & Dahl, Gabriel Dean Anderson. This modern art line feels important in yo...
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2010s American Post-Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Plaster

Merna, Contemporary Wall Sculpture in Italian Plaster
By Dean & Dahl
Located in Putnam Valley, NY
Dean & Dahl POP is a collection of signed and numbered, original art pieces by Artist and Co-Founder of Dean & Dahl, Gabriel Dean Anderson. This modern art line feels important in yo...
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2010s American Post-Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Plaster

Merna, Contemporary Wall Sculpture in Italian Plaster
By Dean & Dahl
Located in Putnam Valley, NY
Dean & Dahl POP is a collection of signed and numbered, original art pieces by Artist and Co-Founder of Dean & Dahl, Gabriel Dean Anderson. This modern art line feels important in yo...
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2010s American Post-Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Plaster

Art Deco Plaster or Stone Sculpture of Sleeping Lady
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The Art Deco sculpture is of a lady wrapped in a sleeping pose. The material is plaster layered over a stone core. The engraved initials are "SC."
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Early 20th Century Unknown Art Deco Busts

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Plaster

Modern Spanish White Plaster Female Bust-Sculpture by Lucita Latorre, 1991
Located in Salzburg, AT
Modern plaster female bust / sculpture white colored patinated in grey and brown signed Lucita Latorre 1991. The bust reveals a pure and stright lined design reminding of the Art Dec...
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1990s Spanish Modern Busts

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Plaster

White Plaster Nude Standing Woman, 20th Century
Located in Vulpellac, Girona
White plaster nude standing woman sculpture. Hand carved without mold.  
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20th Century Spanish Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

  • White Plaster Nude Standing Woman, 20th Century
  • White Plaster Nude Standing Woman, 20th Century
  • White Plaster Nude Standing Woman, 20th Century
  • White Plaster Nude Standing Woman, 20th Century
H 21.66 in. W 76.78 in. D 21.66 in.
Old Dog Figurine Made of Japanese Plaster / Dog-Shaped Incense Burner
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have a unique Japanese aesthetic sense. And only we can introduce unique items through our purchasing channels in Japan and the experience we have gained so far, in such a way th...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

White Plaster Sculptural Figure, 21st Century by Mattia Biagi
By Mattia Biagi
Located in Culver City, CA
This is a new work by Mattia Biagi Sculptural plaster figure, plaster+ paper, and image collage on wood.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Beautifully Large 'Plaster' Detailed and Stylized Image of a Woman Statue
Located in Verviers, BE
Beautifully Large detailed and stylized image of a Woman statue. 1955, Italy in good condition Beautifully Large detailed and stylized image of Woman statue. The statue is in good...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Two French Hand-Carved Sculptures
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Two antiques hand-carved (plaster) sculptures.
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Sculptures

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Stone

  • Two French Hand-Carved Sculptures
  • Two French Hand-Carved Sculptures
  • Two French Hand-Carved Sculptures
  • Two French Hand-Carved Sculptures
H 24 in. W 19 in. D 9 in.
Italian Art Deco Polychrome Decorated Plaster Statue of December, 1931
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Italian Art Deco polychrome decorated plaster statue, age signed XII 31 IX° (December 1931, 9th year fascist age).
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

19th Century White-Grey French Plaster Pair of Parisian Karyatides
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of late 19th century Parisian Karyatides sculpted in French Plaster on a black wooden base. The female figures serve as an architectural support, taking the place of a column ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood

Artist J. Spratt Horse Head 'Flaming Mane' Bronze Finish on Plaster Austin Prod
By Austin Productions
Located in Miami, FL
We offer this vintage 1978 Austin Prod. Inc signed by Artist James Spratt 'Flaming Mane' horse head in bronze finish, bust or statue. Detailed crafted plaster head with original dar...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

19th Century French Plaster Statue of George Washington, Antique French Decor
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This antique statue of the first President of the United States, George Washington, is made of French plaster and is in good condition, His gaze is serious, almost stern, and his pos...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Baroque Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

19th Century French Handcrafted Plaster Young Girl Statue After Donatello
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a shelf or a pedestal top with this whimsical antique sculpture, created in France circa 1880 and handcrafted of plaster, the figure depicts a young girl standing up, and sh...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Contemporary Floor Sculpture "SHIMUNE" by Romain Vicari Large Sculpture Red
Located in madrid, ES
SHIMUNE, floor sculpture. Unique piece. 2020. Plaster, resin, steel, ceramic 185x70x50 cm Romain Vicari was born in 1990 in Paris, and lives and works between Paris and Sao Pau...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Contemporary Floor Sculpture "ANENOME" by Romain Vicari Large Sculpture Blue
Located in madrid, ES
ANENONE, sculpture. Unique piece. 2018 Plaster, resin, steel, ceramic Measures: 185 x 70 x 50 cm Romain Vicari was born in 1990 in Paris, and lives and works between Paris and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Vintage French Butcher Cow Head Sculpture
Located in Forney, TX
A vintage French steer's head, used as the sign of a butcher’s shop, usually hung over the door. The beautiful eary to mid 20th century cow head bust was hand-crafted in France, like...
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Mid-20th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Plaster, Wood, Paint

Art Deco Style Seahorse Sculpture
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This large scale, chic and stylish piece takes its cue from the Art Deco, Hollywood Regency periods. The piece is cast in plaster and hand painted. The seahorse itself is finished in...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

  • Art Deco Style Seahorse Sculpture
  • Art Deco Style Seahorse Sculpture
  • Art Deco Style Seahorse Sculpture
  • Art Deco Style Seahorse Sculpture
H 35.50 in. W 12 in. D 18.50 in.
Large Plaster Bust of Hercules
Located in Bagshot, GB
A 21st Century very charming and large verdigris plaster portrait bust of "Hercules" the demigod mortal son of Zeus. Bust is solid and mounted on circular socle base. Very decorat...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Grand Tour Busts

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Plaster, Paint

  • Large Plaster Bust of Hercules
  • Large Plaster Bust of Hercules
  • Large Plaster Bust of Hercules
  • Large Plaster Bust of Hercules
H 36.62 in. W 24.41 in. D 15.75 in.
Fauno Torso Small Plaster Scultpure
By Raffaello Romanelli
Located in Milan, IT
This plaster bust is a reproduction of the original bronze model created by the sculptor Raffaello Romanelli. Inspired by the famous Torso Gaddi displayed in the Classical Sculpture ...
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2010s Italian Busts

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Plaster

  • Fauno Torso Small Plaster Scultpure
  • Fauno Torso Small Plaster Scultpure
  • Fauno Torso Small Plaster Scultpure
  • Fauno Torso Small Plaster Scultpure
H 13.78 in. W 9.85 in. D 5.91 in.
Great Antique and Signed Plaster Bust / Head on a Wooden Base Greek God Hermes
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stunning Roman or Greek sculpture on a wooden base. Unfortunately we don't know which of the Roman or Greek Gods this is, but we think it is Hermes, the Greek god of trade...
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Early 20th Century European Greco Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Plaster

Large Plaster Bust of Napoleon
Located in New York, NY
Large plaster bust of napoleon. Stained.
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20th Century European Empire Busts

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Plaster

  • Large Plaster Bust of Napoleon
  • Large Plaster Bust of Napoleon
  • Large Plaster Bust of Napoleon
  • Large Plaster Bust of Napoleon
H 25 in. W 10.5 in. D 12 in.
Contemporary Wall Sculpture "FISH and LOVE" by Romain Vicari
Located in madrid, ES
Fish and love, wall sculpture. Unique piece. 2020. Plaster, resin, steel Measures: 90 x 70 cm Romain Vicari was born in 1990 in Paris, and lives and works between Paris and Sa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Art Deco Sculpture, Artemis "Diana the Huntress", Depose Arnova
Located in Dusseldorf, DE
French 1930s Art Deco sculpture made of hand painted plaster with engraving on the pedestal "DEPOSE ARNOVA". The sculpture shows a representation of the Greek / Roman goddess of hu...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Gordon Newell Style Polar Bear Sculpture Signed
By Gordon Newell
Located in Ferndale, MI
Plaster Polar Bear sculpture Signed Alva '78 .
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

“Revolve” No.S4 'made to order' – Contemporary Decorative Sculpture from Denmark
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S4. This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP. The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one of a kind. The pi...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

“Revolve” No.S5 (made to order) – Contemporary 21st-Century Sculpture
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S5. This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP. The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one of a kind. The p...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

“Revolve” No.S3 'made to order' - Contemporary Handmade Stucco Sculpture
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S3 This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one of a kind. The piece in...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

Plaster Plaque of Cherubs from The Met Shop
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Plaster plaque of cherubs from The Met Shop. Size: 9.5"H x 8"W x .75"D Hanging hook in the back.
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2010s American Bohemian Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Plaster

Early 20th Century Hand Carved and Painted Chalkware Chimpanzee
Located in Brooklyn, NY
American painted chalkware chimpanzee circa 1920s. These figurines date back as far as the 1800s and were often used as carnival prizes. Chalkware is composed of plaster of Paris (a ...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Plaster

“Revolve” No.S1 Blue – Contemporary 21st-Century Stucco Sculpture 'no. 01/05'
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S1 in Blue (no. 01/05) This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

Unique Purple, a Clear and Purple Cast Glass Sculpture by Lene Tangen
By Lene Tangen
Located in London, GB
Unique Purple, is a clear and purple cast glass sculpture by the Norwegian artist Lene Tangen. Captured in the centre of this piece, suggestive of an iceberg, is an inner core of pla...
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2010s Norwegian Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Glass, Art Glass, Plaster

Rigoletto and Quasimodo Grotesque Figures Pair of Italian Sculptures 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Pair of Grotesque Caricature figurines of the first half of 20th century. One figurine depicting Rigoletto, the deformed jester from the famous Verdi opera with the famous aria La do...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Other Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Signed Abstract Modernist Metal Sculpture Attributted to Early Curtis Jere
By Curtis Jere
Located in Buffalo, NY
Signed abstract modernist metal sculpture. One off, original, stunning form, texture and design, apparently early work of Curtis Jere Company, long before they're sculptures and desi...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

“Revolve” No.S6 Blue Contemporary Handmade Scagliola Stucco Sculpture 'no.01/05'
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S6 in Blue (no. 01/05) This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

“Revolve” No. S7 Green, Contemporary Handmade Scagliola Sculpture 'no. 01/05'
By Flensted Mouritzen
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve”, No. S7 in Green (no. 01/05) This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Cast Stone

Vintage Whimsical Chalkware French or Italian Falling Chef Figurine or Sculpture
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This vintage whimsical figurine or sculpture is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in the United States in circa 1970 in a Modern cartoon style. The sculpture depicts a Europea...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster

Plaster Bust with Marble Base Depicting Jesus Christ by Parentani
By J. Parentani
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
Beautiful old bust depicting Jesus Christ suffering. The statue is made of plaster, patinated in a green bronze color. The statue is fixed on a black marble base. The statue is marke...
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Vintage 1920s Belgian Art Deco Busts

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Marble

Three Plaster and Sheet Metal Human Head Prototypes
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Very interesting collection of three male human head forms. We found them perched on a nickel-plated iron hat stands. The stands are marked Hugh Lynons & Co, Lansing MI. Most likely ...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Sculptures

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Composition, Sheet Metal

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Plaster Hand Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of plaster hand sculpture you’re looking for. Frequently made of plaster, wood and metal, every item from our selection of plaster hand sculpture was constructed with great care. There are 132 variations of the antique or vintage choice in our collection of plaster hand sculpture you’re looking for, while we also have 29 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. An object in our assortment of plaster hand sculpture, designed in the Modern, Mid-Century Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one option in this array of plaster hand sculpture that is appealing in its simplicity, but Beth Carter, Flensted Mouritzen and Mattia Biagi produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Plaster Hand Sculpture?

The average selling price for a piece of plaster hand sculpture at 1stDibs is $1,479, while they’re typically $150 on the low end and $68,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Sculptures for You

Styling your home with vintage, new and antique sculptures means adding a touch that can meaningfully transform the space. By introducing a sculptural work as a decorative finish to any interior, you’re making a statement, whether you tend toward the dramatic or prefer to keep things casual with modest, understated art.

A single, one-of-a-kind three-dimensional figurative sculpture mounted on your dining room wall is a guaranteed conversation piece, while a trio of abstract works arranged on your living room bookshelves can add spontaneity to the collection of first-edition novels or artist monographs you’re displaying as well as draw attention to them. Figurative sculptures are representational works that portray a specific person, animal or object. And while decorating with busts, which are sculpted or cast figurative works, hasn’t exactly topped the list of design trends every year, busts are back. According to designer Timothy Corrigan, “They give humanity in a way that a more abstract sculpture can’t give.” Abstract sculptures, on the other hand, are not meant to show something specific. Instead, they invoke a mood or scene without directly stating what they are portraying.

Busts made of stone or metal may not seem like a good fit for your existing decor. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seemingly incongruous piece to fit in with the rest of your room’s theme. You can embrace a dramatic piece by making it the focal point of the room, or you can choose to incorporate several elements made out of the same material to create harmony in your space. If an antique or more dramatic piece doesn’t feel like you, why not opt for works comprising plastic, fiberglass or other more modern materials?

When incorporating sculpture into the design of your home — be it the playful work of auction hero and multimedia visionary KAWS, contemporary fiber art from Connecticut dealer browngrotta arts or still-life sculpture on a budget — consider proper lighting, which can bring out the distinctive aspects of your piece that deserve attention. And make sure you know how the size and form of the sculpture will affect your space in whole. If you choose a sculpture with dramatic design elements, such as sharp angles or bright colors, for example, try to better integrate this new addition by echoing those elements in the rest of your room’s design.

Get started on decorating with sculpture now — find figurative sculptures, animal sculptures and more on 1stDibs today.

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